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Getting Creative with the Classics: Day 1

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Getting Creative with the Classics: Day 1

Welcome to the July Blog Tour: Getting Creative with the Classics!!! I love classic patterns, things that are wardrobe staples and also easy to customize to creative your heart's desire. Here at WWD, the Classic Shell and Classic Shift are two great examples of how a pattern with simple lines can transform with a bit of creative imagination.  We're also celebrating the brand new release, the Creative Cap Top&Tunic - talk about a pattern that let's your imagination run wild!!!  So strap in and get ready to fall in love and fill your closet with some amazing tops that will...

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All Dressed Up Blog Tour: Spring Edition Day 4

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All Dressed Up Blog Tour: Spring Edition Day 4

Thursday Thursday - here at Winter Wear Design, we know that Thursday means $3 Thursday.   So a steal of a deal and an amazing blog tour meant that I just had to sew up an 'All Dressed Up' version of today's three dollar pattern - the OMEGA!!! Ladies......LADIES..... if you do not yet own the Omega, this is one that you need.  I had 6 already hanging in my closet and now I've got a new one to bring me into spring that feels just a smidge more dressed up than all the others. You can read all about my...

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All Dressed Up Blog Tour: Spring Edition Day 2

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All Dressed Up Blog Tour: Spring Edition Day 2

Welcome back to DAY 2 of the All Dressed Up Blog Tour. Yesterday I showcased three amazing spring looks for my kids - outfits that are appropriate for weddings, graduations, and other spring and summer festivities.  And Lisa shared an amazing tutorial for adding faux hand embroidery with your sewing machine to dress up any basic piece in your closet.  Check out Day 1 HERE. Today we have Gwen of Crafty Curly Couture sharing her creation with us.  Gwen sewed up the Classic Shell with a twist.  Inspired by her pinterest board, Gwen added front pleats to her classic shell. ...

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The 12 Days of Christmas - Day Eight, the Sleeve Add On Collection

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The 12 Days of Christmas - Day Eight, the Sleeve Add On Collection

Ding dong merrily on high.... Last year I brought you all a Bell Sleeve add on pattern, and this year I've raised the bar so that you all can raise your arms in..... NEW SLEEVES.  On the 8th day of Christmas, Winter Wear Designs is bringing you the Sleeve Collection Add On Pack.  Can I get  WOOT WOOT!!!! One of the things that I love about sewing is that something simple like a sleeve or a neckline can completely change the look of a base pattern that you love.  Sleeves are always fun, but dramatic sleeves are hitting current fashion...

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Deck the Closet Blog Tour: Day Five and the Knit Classic Shell Hack

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Deck the Closet Blog Tour: Day Five and the Knit Classic Shell Hack

It is the last day of the Deck the Closet Blog Tour - I hope that you have discovered new patterns, been inspired by the talent of these bloggers, and are ready to create clothes for the season that you will wear and love! It is also the kick off of our Black Friday $3 Blowout!!!!  All of the Winter Wear Wardrobe Builders are on sale for just $3!!!! Today we have an amazing blogger sharing her festive creations, and then I am going to show you a quick tutorial for a staple dress using the Classic Shell (which is...

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